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Does Work Stress Increase Cancer Risk?

In an International Journal of Cancer study of data on more than 280,000 people from North America and Europe, work stress was associated with a significantly increased risk of colorectal, esophagus, and lung cancers. When looking more closely at the data, investigators observed a link between work stress and colorectal cancer in North America, but not in… Read More »

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5 Ways To Eliminate Stress During The Holiday Season

While TV commercials might paint a pretty picture of the holiday season with everyone happy, relaxed, and perfectly satisfied, in reality, things are a bit more stressed and you may effective ways to eliminate stress. You overindulge in food and drink, you have to rush around the town looking for gifts, and there’s a lot… Read More »

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Stress from using electronic health records is linked to physician burnout

While electronic health records improve communication and access to patient data, researchers found that stress from using EHRs is associated with burnout, particularly for primary care doctors such as pediatricians, family medicine physicians and general internists. Common causes of EHR-related stress include too little time for documentation, time spent at home managing records and EHR… Read More »

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